How To Install tuned-gui on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install tuned-gui on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update tuned-gui as well.

One-liner Install Command

If you are only interested in the installation command, here is a quick answer for you:

sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install tuned-gtk
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install tuned-gtk

But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.

What is tuned-gui and How to Install It?

First things first, you will need access to a server or computer running CentOS 8. This guide was written specifically with a server running CentOS 8 in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.

Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.

There are several ways to install tuned-gui on CentOS 8. You can use (links are clickable):

In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.

Install tuned-gui on CentOS 8 using dnf

First, update dnf packages database with dnf by running the next command:

sudo dnf makecache --refresh

After updating database, You can install tuned-gui using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install tuned-gtk

Install tuned-gui on CentOS 8 using yum

Because tuned-gui is available in CentOS 8’s default repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the yum packaging system.

To begin, update local packages database with yum using the following command.

sudo yum makecache --refresh

Now can install tuned-gui package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install tuned-gtk

How to upgrade (update) a single package tuned-gui using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like tuned-gui in this example you should use the following command:

yum update tuned-gtk

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade tuned-gtk

How to Upgrade tuned-gui on CentOS 8 with dnf?

When you run the dnf update, all system packages with available updates are updated. However, if you want to upgrade a single package, then you would have to pass the package name as the argument to the dnf update command.

dnf update tuned-gtk

How To remove tuned-gui from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the tuned-gui package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove tuned-gtk

Extra info and code examples

The tuned package contains a daemon that tunes system settings dynamically. It does so by monitoring the usage of several system components periodically. Based on that information components will then be put into lower or higher power saving modes to adapt to the current usage. Currently only ethernet network and ATA harddisk devices are implemented. This package contains the GTK+ GUI that can control tuned and provides simple profile editor.


You now have a full guide on how to install tuned-gui using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the tuned-gui from CentOS 8.

See also:

How To Install tuned-gui on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install tuned-gui on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install tuned-gui on Fedora 34

How To Install tuned-gui on CentOS 8

How To Install tuned-gui on Debian 11

How To Install tuned-gui on Kali Linux